Director of Business Development (NYC).545
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- Director of Business Development (NYC).545
A progressive litigation law firm with a commitment to civil rights and public interest law is seeking a Director of Business Development for their New York City office. The compensation is $250K - $350K dependent on experience.
The Director of Business Development will work closely with firm leadership to execute the firm’s business development and marketing goals. This role drives the firm’s business development and marketing strategies from inception to implementation with clear communications with a variety of stakeholders. Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Lead the firm’s marketing and business development function, developing and implementing effective firmwide marketing and business development strategies and best practices.
Oversee the legal ranking submission and award process (e.g., Chambers, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation); responses to RFPs; and pitches and presentations.
Proactively undertake research on existing and prospective clients, competitor activity, and industry / market trends to develop best practices and aid in the development of BD plans, presentations, and proposals.
Plan and oversee the execution of client marketing events.
Seek out and provide support to attorneys for key speaking engagements and client presentations; identify thought-leadership opportunities; and analyze and track opportunities to increase effectiveness.
Collaborate with firm attorneys to identify and boost touchpoints with existing and prospective clients.
Develop business-development training for firm attorneys.
Responsible for internal and external communications.
Bachelor’s degree and experience in a successful business development role in a law firm required.
The successful candidate will have a combination of employment, educational, and life experience that demonstrates the qualities and skills below:
Knowledge and Skills: Deep understanding of the business landscape and marketing-related technologies required.
Clear Communication and Attention to Detail: You express yourself clearly and concisely, always highlighting the most important information. You show great accuracy, attention to detail and good organizational skills. You proactively communicate the status of your work and share updates with colleagues when necessary. You ensure that your work is mistake free.
Confidentiality: You must be able to adhere to Firm policies regarding the protection of confidential data and demonstrate sensitivity to (and good judgment in connection with) confidential attorney, personnel, and Firm matters.
Flexibility: You are versatile and possess the ability to multi-task with ease. You are able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities. You are comfortable in an environment where your responsibilities may vary from day to day. You demonstrate a "no job too big, no job too small" attitude, and take a collaborative, team-focused approach to rejuggling priorities and contributing to Firm tasks.
Ownership, Initiative, and Teamwork: You take ownership of your projects and follow through on their completion. You proactively anticipate, communicate, and work to independently resolve obstacles you encounter in your work. You possess a strong customer-service orientation and ability to work well within a team and are able to establish and maintain strong working relationships with employees, clients, and professionals.
Organization and Project Management: You are comfortable balancing tasks of varying levels of urgency and complexity and work well under pressure with tight deadlines.
Mission Orientation: You are enthusiastic and passionate about our commitment to civil rights and public interest law. You thrive when your work is connected to purpose.
Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.